• Professor Mary Gospodarowicz

    UICC President awarded Gold Medal

    From American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

    Professor Mary Gospodarowicz, President of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) has been awarded a Gold Medal by the American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), a leading...

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    UICC visits La Ligue in Paris

    La Ligue Contre le Cancer hosts the UICC board meeting in Paris

    This week the UICC board meeting was held in Paris, and hosted by La Ligue Contre le Cancer. Professor Jacqueline Godet, President of the League and vice -president of ALIAM, welcomed the members of...

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    The Big Debates

    Read more about one of the exciting new sessions at the World Cancer Congress!

    The 2014 World Cancer Congress will see the introduction of a new programme highlight called the ‘Big Debates’. Each session will feature experts from different backgrounds/schools of thought on...

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    Autumn 2014 Workshop Winners Announced

    Autumn awardees of the newly launched Workshop programme congratulated  

    UICC has had the pleasure of making 6 workshop awards in 2014 with an investment of over 145,000 USD. We are delighted to announce the following winners for the Autumn Selection: Awardee: Pain Relief...

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    World Cancer Day 2015: 'Not Beyond Us' Campaign launched today!

    We have officially launched the 2015 World Cancer Day campaign

    We were thrilled that so many members, partners, stakeholders and supporters participated in the launch webinars which took place today, so thank you to all who did.  During the webinar we: Presented...

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    Spotlight on access to radiotherapy

    Latest updates from the Global Task Force on Radiotherapy for Cancer Control (GTFRCC)

    In 2014, the GTFRCC has made significant advances in tackling barriers to accessing radiotherapy. In June, The Lancet Oncology published a commentary on GlobalRT - an initiative of the Young Leaders...

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    World Cancer Day 2015 - Invitation to Campaign Launch Webinar

    On 4th September 2014

    We are delighted to invite you to the official 2015 World Cancer Day campaign launch via a special webinar. The webinar, taking place on 4th September 2014 will be hosted twice during the day to...

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    New report about HPV vaccine trials released

    New report shows that HPV vaccine trials can be significantly shortened

    Lyon, France, 25 August 2014 - A new report from a Working Group convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization,...

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    Upcoming Cervical Cancer Action Coalition Webinar - Register Now!

    Save the date! Wednesday 10 September 2014

    On Wednesday 10 September 2014, Cervical Cancer Action Coalition (CCA) will host its 10th webinar - "HPV tests: the key to universal screening for cervical cancer?" The 2 hour webinar will be...

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    Nurse training project in Vietnam

    UICC supports development of paediatric oncology nursing in Hue, Vietnam

    Having a well-structured nursing education curricula in paediatric oncology that can be adapted at regional/local level is crucial to improve the quality of care for children with cancer. In Vietnam...